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  • Joyful & Close-Knit

    Grades 6-8 at Burke
    We foster our students' love of learning as they build strong academic and social skills. Lessons are lively and engaging, built around critical thinking and discussion, collaboration, and projects that inspire active exploration of real-world challenges and problems. The city is our classroom – and students learn through frequent field trips and guided experiences in the world outside Burke. Our 1:1 iPad program enhances learning and helps us teach 21st century skills, such as digital and media literacy, coding, design thinking, and global connectivity.

    Our students leave 8th grade with solid skills and a love of school, ready to succeed in 9th grade and beyond.

MS Curriculum

At Burke we believe the world is diverse and dynamic. Through experiences that foster creativity, self-discovery, and wonder, our Middle School students cultivate the skills and habits of mind they need to become critical thinkers and passionate learners.

Burke students learn to collaborate with others and excel as individuals, ready to embrace the opportunities and meet the challenges of the future. We empower global citizens to change the world.

Middle School Leadership Team

List of 3 members.

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    Amy Cataldo 

    MS Dean of Special Programs/Co-Director of Leadership Development/MS Science/Coach
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    Sean Felix 

    MS Dean of Community / 6th Grade Core
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  • Photo of Susan Hearn

    Susan Hearn 

    Head of Middle School
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Co-ed, progressive, college prep school in Washington, DC featuring a challenging curriculum in an inclusive environment for grades 6-12.